The Birth of Stephen Markiewicz – 1914

Stephen Markiewicz, son of Stanisław Markiewicz and Antonina Lejwoda, was born on 22 January 1914 in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.  His birth was recorded in a ledger for the city of Worcester.

The Birth Record of Stephen Markiewicz – 1914

The Birth Record of Stephen Markiewicz – 1914

SOURCE:  “Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915,” digital images, American Ancestors ( : accessed 10 June 2011), Birth of Stefan Markiewic, vol. 624, page 611, no. 2832, Worcester, Massachusetts, 22 January 1914; citing Vital Records: 1841-1915, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts.

The image above is a composite image from the ledger, cropped to emphasize the information for this child.  Click on the link for a PDF copy of the birth record of Stephen Markiewicz.  The ledger states:

  • Stephen Markiewicz’s birth is recorded as Vol. 624, Page 611, No. 2832 in the ledger for the city of Worcester,
  • His name was recorded as Stefan Markewic, a male child born in Worcester,
  • He was born on 22 January 1914 and his birth was recorded in January 1915,
  • His father was Stanislaw Markewic [Stanisław Markiewicz], a moulder from Russia Poland residing in Worcester,
  • His mother was Antonina Leiwoda [Antonina Lejwoda?] from Russia Poland, residing in Worcester.

The names in this record are badly misspelled, but misspellings are typical in Massachusetts vital records from this time period.

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